Paul Danahar Biography
Paul Danahar is a journalist serving as an Executive Editor of World News Content at BBC News. He formerly worked as BBC Bureau Chief in Washington DC.
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Paul Danahar Nationality
He is a British.
Paul Danahar Education
He graduated from the University of Hull with a Bachelor of Science (BSc), in Physics.
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Paul Danahar BBC News
He was recently appointed by BBC as executive news editor for the network’s coverage of world affairs. Paul will also be running the ‘World Story team’, the new home for the BBC’s journalists, in the UK and abroad. Recently, he was Washington bureau chief.
The long-serving journalist has been with the BBC network for over 19 years, holding various posts, including South Asia bureau chief, East Asia bureau chief, Middle East bureau editor, and head of news, BBC America. He is also the author of The New Middle East (The World After the Arab Spring).
He has run the coverage of many of the world’s considered biggest news events of modern times including the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, natural disasters, revolutions, and the 2016 US election campaign. Additionally, Paul also managed major sporting events like the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup.
Between 2010 and 2013 he served as the BBC’s Middle East bureau chief during which he ran the organization’s entire news operation in the region and won an Emmy in 2013 for its coverage of the conflict in Syria. Prior to this, Danahar worked as the BBC’s East Asia bureau chief and the BBC’s South Asia bureau chief, covering the rise, fall, and eventual return of the Taliban. In 2003, Paul was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen for his work as the Baghdad bureau chief during the American-led invasion.
He is one of the small number of journalists to have served in all three countries that make up the so-called ‘Axis of Evil’ (Iraq, Iran, and North Korea).
Having served for nearly two decades, running international newsrooms he equally managed face-to-face negotiations with the world’s dangerous groups, ranging from the Taliban, banned Middle East militant groups, the government of North Korea, the Chinese Communist Party, and several Middle Eastern dictatorships. Additionally, Paul has headed successful crisis management teams after kidnappings and death threats, being responsible for staff safety and deployments in hostile environments across the globe.
The veteran media personality has been awarded two Emmys; a Peabody and an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen. He has also been invited to give lectures on Foreign policy at places like the LSE, Chatham House, the Middle East Institute, and the U.S. State Department.
Paul Danahar Books
He is the author of a book: The New Middle East published by Bloomsbury, on the modern politics and history of the Middle East.
In this book, he highlights the historic changes taking place in the Middle East, as the countries engulfed by the Arab Spring continue along their paths to democracy and tensions rise between the religious and the secular in Israel.
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